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PERCEPTIONS OF SOLICITED VERSUS UNSOLICITED SELFDISCLOSURE

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The present investigation examined perception of persons who emitted unsolicited self-disclosure as compared to perception of persons who emitted solicited self-disclosure. Sex differences were also examined. Subjects were 158 undergraduate students who were randomly assigned to listen to one of four audiotapes. The audiotaped vignette consisted of actors emitting either solicited or unsolicited selfdisclosure. Subjects rated the actors on social skillfulness, social appropriateness, and interpersonal attraction. Unsolicited self-disclosers were rated as significantly less socially appropriate and interpersonally attractive. A significant interaction effect of disclosure mode by actor sex was also found for social skillfulness. The female was viewed as less socially skillful than the male when she failed to solicit disclosure. Explanations of these findings and their implications are discussed.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 1986-01-01

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